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Glenbow Museum introduces first Director Of Indigenous Engagement And Reconciliation

Glenbow Museum introduces first Director Of Indigenous Engagement And Reconciliation

Calgary’s Glenbow Museum’s first director of Indigenous engagement and reconciliation says the position is important for the museum industry, which has historically been insensitive to Indigenous concerns.
Jason Carter’s Winter Solstice Art Lights Up Downtown Edmonton

Jason Carter’s Winter Solstice Art Lights Up Downtown Edmonton

“It’s really important to share the culture and my artwork is definitely inspired by it, and me being an Indigneous man, it totally reflects and affects my work,” said Carter, who hails from Little River Cree Nation south of the Caribou Mountains.
Cold Lake Chief using his experience with COVID to encourage others to get vaccinated

Cold Lake Chief using his experience with COVID to encourage others to get vaccinated

“I don’t want anything to happen to anybody. It’s very bad. We lost some band members. It’s preventable if we all do our part and get our vaccination,” said the chief. 
Feds In Talks To Pledge $40 Billion To Uphold First Nation Court Order

Feds In Talks To Pledge $40 Billion To Uphold First Nation Court Order

“Money does not mean justice. However, it signals that we are on the healing path forward as we finalize long term reform to ensure we meet our vision of children surrounded by the love and care of their families, living in safe and vibrant communities.”
Alberta First Nations Announce Plans To Create A New Child Welfare Law For Members

Alberta First Nations Announce Plans To Create A New Child Welfare Law For Members

“Wherever my members may be … we are gonna have to help them because they’re still our members.”
Key residential school documents might be stored at Oblates archives in Rome

Key residential school documents might be stored at Oblates archives in Rome

The Oblates operated 48 of the forced assimilation institutions, including Saskatchewan’s Marieval School and the school in Kamloops, B.C., where the unmarked graves of 215 children were uncovered.
Atikameg moves forward on its healing path - A conversation with Chief Albert Thunder

Atikameg moves forward on its healing path - A conversation with Chief Albert Thunder

The Chief expects the Women’s Shelter to be finished by April as a community hall with similar square footage and structure was built within that time frame. The facility will have six units and be able to house at least 20 people.
Record-breaking number of deaths in Alberta’s Child Services

Record-breaking number of deaths in Alberta’s Child Services

First Nations, Metis, and Inuit children are disproportionally represented in Alberta’s child welfare system, making up 64 per cent of the overall provincial caseload.
Kristopher Buffalo Takes His Family Legacy In Canadian Rodeo To New Heights

Kristopher Buffalo Takes His Family Legacy In Canadian Rodeo To New Heights

(ANNews) – Kristopher Buffalo, a professional bullfighter raised in a Cree rodeo family, has reached new heights in the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association.
Ontario Academic Looks At History Of Forced Sterilization Of Indigenous Women

Ontario Academic Looks At History Of Forced Sterilization Of Indigenous Women

Sterilization is just one of many forms of violence used by settler society against Indigenous women, she added.